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Poison (band)

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Poison performing at the Moondance Jam on July 11, 2008
Background information
Also known as Paris
Origin Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, US
Genres Glam metal, hard rock
Years active 1983-present
Labels Enigma, EMI, Capitol, Cyanide
Members Bret Michaels
Rikki Rockett
Bobby Dall
C.C. DeVille
Past members Matt Smith
Richie Kotzen
Blues Saraceno

Poison is an American glam metal band from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. They were formed in 1983. Their lead singer is Bret Michaels. One of their most popular hits was "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" which was the Hot 100 number-one single of December 24, 1988 and lasted until January 7, 1989.